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Dec 3, 2013 9:00am EST
delays in various mandates of obama care. further we see various funds as reported by "the washington post" earlier in the year that may have been part of prevention have been moved to help other parts of obama care. so what this judiciary committee hearing is about is is there a breach that the president, this president or future presidents can't by executive order say can congress pass the law, here's the law, here's the deadline, here's the funding issues but we're going to delay it or change it. you know, i remember at the end of last year or at the beginning of the government shutdown that the extreme republicans offered the president a delay but he didn't take the delay. that would have been sanctioned by congress. i think this hearing is not only crucially important, i think it comes at a time where there is so much fuzziness as to the original simplicity of the constitution on checks and balances. remember, it wasn't supposed to be about writing checks, it was supposed to be about check one branch versus the other. so i'm definitely going to give you updates on how
Dec 10, 2013 9:00am EST
silicon valley's open letter to president obama this week to curb the government surveillance program and media rise of bitcoin is something that buzzfeed's john steinberg says will be big next year. john, good morning. >> good to be here. >> is there a 17-weight thing you need to worry about with -- >> we had a great post. all people on bitcoin, on webo, talking about bitcoin. some of the top comments. it's a trend i missed. in '99, scott mcneilly, at sun, says you have zero privacy, get over it. that was the sentiment in '99 and spoke to the times. i didn't agree with it then. but people are shocked how little privacy we have, and the rise of bitcoin, snapchat, whisper, it's definitely an investable trend. >> what should the policy response be in washington? >> there has to be more transparency, and not only the policy response in washington, what you're seeing in the established companies, the response to washington, they realize now it's a competitive trend they need to seize on, right? yahoo! google, facebook, the next wage of internet competition will be fought on privacy and wh
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